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Author Bartis, James T., 1945-

Title Producing liquid fuels from coal : prospects and policy issues / James T. Bartis, Frank Camm, David S. Ortiz.

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corp., 2008.
Publication Info. 2008


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Description 1 online resource (xxx, 167 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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Note "Rand Project Air Force and Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-167).
Contents Introduction -- The coal resource base -- Coal-to-liquids technologies -- Other unconventional fuels -- Benefits of coal-to-liquids development -- Critical policy issues for coal-to-liquids development -- Designing incentives to encourage private investment -- Moving forward with a coal-to-liquids development effort -- Appendixes: A. Cost-estimation methodology and assumptions -- B. Greenhouse-gas emissions: supporting analysis -- C.A model of the global liquid-fuel market.
Summary Large U.S. coal reserves and viable technology make promising a domesticindustry producing liquid fuels from coal. Weighing benefits, costs, andenvironmental issues, a productive and robust U.S. strategy is to promote alimited amount of early commercial experience in coal-to-liquids productionand to prepare the foundation for managing associated greenhouse-gasemissions, both in a way that reduces uncertainties and builds futurecapabilities.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Note Print version record.
Language English.
Subject Coal liquefaction.
Coal liquefaction -- Government policy -- United States.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Environmental Policy.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- International Security.
Coal liquefaction. (OCoLC)fst00865283
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chemical & Materials Engineering.
Engineering & Applied Sciences.
Chemical Engineering.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Camm, Frank A., 1949-
Ortiz, David (David Santana)
In: Books at JSTOR: Open Access JSTOR
Other Form: Print version: Bartis, James T., 1945- Producing liquid fuels from coal. Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corp., 2008 9780833045119 0833045113 (DLC) 2008050794 (OCoLC)276406220
ISBN 9780833046765 (electronic bk.)
0833046764 (electronic bk.)
Report No. RAND/MG-754-AF/NETL
Standard No. AU@ 000048784946
AU@ 000051338457
DEBBG BV043131652
DEBSZ 422014311
DEBSZ 430715595
GBVCP 1008652806
GBVCP 80294115X
NZ1 13245482

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